Gate of Mazeus and Mythridates
 

EPHESUS

Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary, Artemis Temple
Basilica of St John and around
 
ephesus
- Ephesus -
ephesus location Ephesus Location
How to go to Ephesus How to go to Ephesus
ephesus information Ephesus Information
ephesus history Ephesus History
Port of Ephesus Port of Ephesus
ephesus Chronology Ephesus Chronology
ephesus pictures Ephesus Pictures
ephesus Did You Know?
Medicine in Ephesus Medicine in Ephesus
ephesus Excavations in Ephesus
ephesus Ephesus Photos
- Ancient Ephesus -
- Magnesian Gate
- East Gymnasium
- Early Christian Basilica
- St Luke’s Grave
- Bath of Varius
- State Agora
- Temple of Isis
- Hydrekdocheion
- Basilica
- Odeon
- Temenos
- Prytaneion
- Domitian Square
- Temple of Domitian
- Fountain of Pollio
- Memmius Monument
- Hercules Gate
- Curetes Street
- Fountain of Trajan
- Terrace Houses
- Scholastica Baths
- Temple of Hadrian
- Latrines
- Octagon
- Brothel
- Heroon
- Hadrian's Gate
- Celsus Library
- Gate of Mazeus
- Commercial Agora
- Temple of Serapis
- Marble Road
- Theatre
- Theatre Gymnasium
- Arcadian Street
- Harbour Gymnasium
- Harbour Baths
- The Double Churches
- Stadium
- Vedius Gymnasium
- Around Ephesus -
temple of artemision Temple of Artemis
Virgin Mary House House of Virgin Mary
Basilica of St John Basilica of St.John
Ephesus Museum Ephesus Museum
Isa Bey Mosque Isa Bey Mosque
Seven Sleepers Seven Sleepers
Sirince Village Sirince Village
Hellenistic City Wall Hellenistic City Wall
- Life in Ephesus
daily life in Ephesus Daily Life in Ephesus
slavery in Ephesus Slavery in Ephesus
 
- Mythologies - #NEW
artemis Artemis
asklepios Asklepios
hermes Hermes
hermes Amazons #NEW

Ephesos Museum Vienna Ephesos Museum Vienna
Ephesus in British Museum Ephesus in British Museum
St John in Ephesus St John in Ephesus
St Paul in Ephesus St Paul in Ephesus
Politicians in Ephesus Politicians in Ephesus #NEW
Judaism in Ephesus Judaism in Ephesus
Mosaic Art in Ephesus Mosaic Art in Ephesus

ephesus map Ephesus Map
ephesus weather Ephesus Weather
ephesus tours Ephesus Tours
kusadasi Kusadasi
Contact Us Contact Us
Home Ephesus Main Page
 

- Links -
::Tours::
Ephesus Tours
Istanbul Tours
::City Guide::
Kusadasi
Taj Mahal
The Gate of Mazeus and Mythridates
Gate of Mazeus

The gate with three passage ways at the right of the Celsus Library was built in 40 A.D by the slaves Mazeus and Mythridates for their emperor, Augustus, who gave them their freedom.

The passages are vaulted, the front side of the vault facing the Celsus Library is made of black marble, while the other side is white. A Latin inscription with inlaid letters made of bronze is still visible on one side of the structure. Part of the inscription states: "From the Emperor Caesar Augustus, the son of the god, the greatest of the priests, who was consul twelve and tribune twenty times; and the wife of August Livia; the son of Lucus, Marc Agrippa who was consul three times, Emperor, and tribune six times; and the daughter of Julio Caesar Augustus, Mazeus and Mythridates to their master and the people."

The small area in front of the gate was used as an auditorium. The steps around the gate, in front of the library and the round pedestal were used as seats. In Byzantine Period, the walls in the small area were built when the city walls were reduced in length.


Do you need Private Tour to Ephesus?
Private Ephesus Tours
Artemis  Temple

hotel in ephesus
Ephesus Lodge - The Ultimate Eco Lodge Experience in Ephesus
Hotel in Ephesus

pope visit virgin mary house
 
 
ephesus ancient city

- Interactive -
Ephesus Map
 
Ephesus Pictures
 
Concerts in Ephesus
Concerts in Ephesus
© 2004-2014 Ephesus Ancient City. Selcuk Izmir Turkey. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions
Tel: (+90)-256-6149595 Fax:(+90)-256-6127244